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DescriptionactiveCollab is a project management and collaboration tool available as web-based service and as self-hosted tool.Open source, web-based project management system. OpenProject is a fork of ChiliProject, which in turn is a fork of Redmine.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 15.97
Rank #44
Score 6.08
Rank #94
Developera51OpenProject Foundation
Websiteactivecollab.comopenproject.org
Technical documentationactivecollab.com/­help/­booksopenproject.org/­help
Social network pages
Facebook7,321likes
LinkedIn754followers
Twitter23,588followers
Twitter4,979followers
Initial release20072012
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoGPL 3
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languagePHPRubyinfoRuby on Rails
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsiOSno
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPasswordPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Email
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyes
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startnono
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesnono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesinfo3rd-party apps for self-hosted version onlyyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnoyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnono
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesinfonotebooksyes
Discussion forumyesyes
Online chatnono
Audio conferencingnono
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingyesno
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesyes
File versioningyesyes

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